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The Internet is an inexhaustible source of information when it comes to the history and condition of locomotives and other rail vehicles. But you can't do without books, because reaching for the shelf sometimes provides faster orientation than confusing Wikipedia articles. Transpress has recently published inexpensive German language books on ÖBB and SBB locomotives and railcars that provide an up-to-date overview.

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And again there are more 1 gauge novelties.

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News for subscribers.

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Steiner Modellwerke has provided a hand sample of the Swiss semaphore signal for photographing.

The model for gauge 1 impresses with its details.

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Markus Probst of the Swiss Proform Spur 1 locomotive manufacture has built a 44 of the Deutsche Reichsbahn with pulverized coal firing and is currently working on the 65 1052 of the DR. He also announces a Swiss steam locomotive.

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For some railroad models, the question arises for a variety of reasons whether there was a prototype. Bruno Waldmeier has given some thought to this.

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Swiss live steam operators regularly fulfill their wishes for robust steam locomotives. Now Wyko has delivered a series of the Gotthard Railway Company's A 3/5 in the appropriate place.

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Surprise, surprise! An experienced small series manufacturer enters the gauge 1 market. spur1info knows the facts and exclusively presents three complete models with 84 photos.


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Heavy and very powerful is the new Ce 6/8 I from SBB Historic that Märklin is offering as a gauge 1 model. A review of the Swiss electric locomotive with 76 expressive photos in large format.

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A little foretaste of the photos I'm currently taking of the Märklin model of SBB Historic's Ce 6/8 I 14201. The gauge 1 model impresses with many details.

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Dingler will begin delivering BLS, SOB and SBB passenger cars tomorrow.

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Dingler received production samples of the passenger cars from BLS, SOB and SBB - and photographed them right away.

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Today I received photos of the Ae 3/6 from Kiss Modellbahnen Schweiz.

The three model versions are sold out ex works and may still be in stock at some dealers.

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In 1927, the Swiss Federal Railways SBB purchased two baggage cars from BLS for use in the "Gotthard Pullman Express". 36 photos of the gauge 1 model of Wunder with fantastic views of the rich interior.

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The International Spur 1 meeting in Sinsheim, traditionally held this weekend, had to be cancelled due to Covid-19. But you can find out here what Dingler would have presented there. The novelties are tempting and cover a lot of the scope of our hobby.

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Achim Lutz has weathered a pseudo-patinated used SBB Eaos open freight car from Märklin according to a prototype photo. The effort was worth it.

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The Austrian class 93 of gauge 1 Austria is nearing completion - and the Easter Bunny brings a rustic electric locomotive.

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On the stand of Fulgurex you could find all sorts of familiar things. But the next Gauge 1 novelty is already planned - with an interesting side effect.

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Dingler had some of his models of the Ae 4/7 of the SBB photographed.

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A cohesive train appearance as with the prototype is a matter of nerves of steel with four-axle passenger cars on gauge 1. Even the fine motor skills of a surgeon won't get you far. But there are now practicable tools to solve these problems cleverly and to ensure an automatic connection of the cars.

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Märklin today announced a 1-gauge model that may seem irritating at first glance, but should sell well. 62 large-format photos of the hand sample.